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@@ -40,16 +40,16 @@ OPTIONS
The commit log message, author name and author email are
taken from the e-mail, and after minimally decoding MIME
- transfer encoding, re-coded in UTF-8 by transliterating
+ transfer encoding, re-coded in the charset specified by
+ i18n.commitencoding (defaulting to UTF-8) by transliterating
them. This used to be optional but now it is the default.
Note that the patch is always used as-is without charset
conversion, even with this flag.
- Similar to -u but if the local convention is different
- from what is specified by i18n.commitencoding, this flag
- can be used to override it.
+ Similar to -u. But when re-coding, the charset specified here is
+ used instead of the one specified by i18n.commitencoding or UTF-8.
Disable all charset re-coding of the metadata.